Public Opinion Surveys

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The Asan Institute for Policy Studies announces the publication of a survey report, “The Asian Research Network: Survey on America’s Role in the Asia-Pacific,” in collaboration with the United States Studies Center at the University of Sydney, the Shanghai Institutes for International Studies, Asahi Shimbun, and the Centre for Strategic and International Studies (Jakarta).

The report features a number of provocative revelations about public opinion on trade, the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the US-China relationship, the likelihood of conflict in the region and how South Korea, Australia, China, Indonesia, and Japan view their neighbors.
 

About Experts

J. James Kim
J. James Kim

American Politics and Policy Program / Washington, D.C. Office, Center for Regional Studies

Dr. J. James KIM is the director of the Asan Institute for Policy Studies in Washington, DC and research fellow in the American Politics and Policy Program in the Center for Regional Studies at the Asan Institute for Policy Studies (Seoul). He is also a lecturer in the Executive Master of Public Administration program at Columbia University. Previously, Dr. Kim was an assistant professor of political science at the California State Polytechnic University (Pomona). He also served as a summer research associate at the RAND Corporation and as a statistical consultant for the Institute for Social and Economic Research and Planning at the School of International and Public Affairs in Columbia University. His primary research interests include political economy, energy, security, public opinion, democracy, methodology, and media. Dr. Kim received a B.S. and M.S. in industrial and labor relations from Cornell University and an M.Phil. and Ph.D. in political science from Columbia University.

Kang Chungku
Kang Chungku

Center for Public Opinion and Quantitative Research

Kang Chungku is a senior research associate in the Public Opinion and Quantitative Research Center at the Asan Institute for Policy Studies. Prior to joining the Asan Institute, he was a research assistant at the Korea Dialogue Academy in Seoul. He earned both an M.A. in Sociology and a B.A. in English at Korea University. His research interests include quantitative research methods, survey design, and statistical data analysis.